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yeeterday's wattr main break at east maaiion streee near guilford avenue... only adds to a list of otherr backing up &praffic here this morning. morning.megan gilliland is live rom the most recent - break with more on how things - long it's going to take to fii. &p3 gooddmorning guyssyyu can see this area is blocked off... shut down to 3 all raafic s crews worr to repair the 0-inch line that broke underground.this scenn actually looks a lot better than it did yesterday. yesterday.take a look.thhs was burstt.. 11 feet below the streets surfaceeyou can see the water gushing out ffoo every crevice.turning this road into a river.as yet comes to a standstill.a public -
works spooesman says áageá is & the main factor with the recent breaks.some of the pipes are well over a hundred years old.and no doubt... need replaced... but it doesn't - ccme cheap. 3 kurt ocher, baltimore dept. it's just our own water bills that are paying for thii. &pwaatr nfrastructure work thht also creates real jobs or real people to dd real things -3 that arr absoluuely nncessary. that is replacing these mains & that aae qqiie ancient in most casess" cases."the cityyhas set asidd $300 million dollars over five years.buu that ooly covers 110 miles of the city..urt kocherr says what they need... is more - fedeeal money. 3 in the meantime....crews are patchhng and repairing these problem areas.and many residents and bbsinesses are -&ppithout water... for now.if you can... try tt void this area... no word yet n how long it will take to fix.live pn moont vernon, i'm megan gilliland, fox45 morninggnews.
3 we're now learning that a weekend fight in undalk involved motorcycle gangs. gangs.it happened about 1-o'clock sunday afternoon... market.one erson was hit withh a rubber mallet. mallee.police arrested these & two men...brandon quinet of haleehorpe......and allen lulll of dunnalk...both are charred with assault... assault...the gangssinvolved pere tte "demon ouls" and & the "titan" motorcycce clubs. & 3a civil rights ooganizations - plans tt file a complaint with the baltimore city police department...following a foo455investigatiin. -3 investigation.the issue pade on the officer's facebook pagg.onn posting rrads.. 3 baltimore."the officer also &pposted a video he recorded on the job of a car fire.during -the footage, yyu can overhear the officer as well as a ccmmander joking about the pccne.fox 45 lso uncovered comments tte offfcer posted that refeernce hhw he looks forward to flexing his powwrr to punish a suupect. 3 1:04:11 wwat might be
insignificant or funny to one person mayynot be to anothhr person so were very concerned about it :17 and were also concerned about the policing practices of this officer -3&pbecause :22 those sentiments coulddpotentially be leading to a indset so were concerned streets of baltimore city :29 :29 ssmeelegal experts tell fox 455this is a perfect example of why theepolice department shouud have a social media policy. 3 we're findinggout now... that a oard responsible for oveeseeing baltimore's ethiis director... hasn't met n at 3 years.ááhe special panel is supposed o oversee oarr &pchief aaery asen-stark.it's unclear why it hasn'' met.... &pbut according to ity pouncilman carllstokes... it 3 how well the overhauled ethicc board is doiig. 3 2:50:28 "i'm concerned in board t sounds ccunter intuiveintuitive that
everyyhing is not laii out on the ttble, that there is not -3 ovvrsight, thattwe're not patching everything, and the citizens are feeling & 3 last week... the city ethics board met ii secret.it later refused to release details aboot their agenda to fox 45. 3 mounds of ssoo... dumped on wwsterr marylann by super storm sanny... are making it haad for local farmers to grow christmas tress.in garrett counny... the owner of 3 pays more than 3-thousand trees were damaged.that'ss about 40-thoosand--ollars dollars in loss.roughly 70- percent of his customers are now being refunded... for orderssthey placed. 3 thouuands of residents on long this morning... áweeksá after & supee storm sandd.the long &&pisland pooer authority... - which provides service to the area... says the sttrm was worse thannaayone could hhve hhd power restored.but as off this morning... about 19- thousanddcustomers are still waiiing..- 3 congress' lame
3 inaaguration of a new congress in early january. as mike eemnuel explains... there's a very long "to-do" list ahead. 3 3 as the lame duck congress starting tuesday... the hope capitol hill.the sooo-to-be-&poutgoong 112th congress has been among the least productive in history. their approval rating is in the tank. president obama is vowing to fulfill his promise o end gridllck in washington.obama says: "...you want cooperation. you want action. that's what i plan toodellverr - pn my second term, and i exxect to find leader from both paaties willing to oin me." but the election results, are producing a bit -3 of 'bbltway deja vu...'thee balance of power remainn the 3 wwiteehouse and senate..and republicans in charge of the house.many in connress will not be coming back ii the 113th congress. eighty-ssx lawmakers are retiring, lost or ran for aa iifeeent office. pricc: "i think what at the election aid is that the american peoppl don't want uniiied government here in
washington. they want divided govvrnment, which means we have to et together and solve thesseremarkabll challengess thht we hhve."action will have to happen in the last tto months of 2012 - racing against the clock, their first real test -- aaerting the 'fiscallcliff.'hundreds of billions offdollarssof ttx increases and spending cuts autooattcally going into effect january firrt, unless the president and lawmakers reech a deal:boehner says: "we woo't solve the problem of our fisccl imbalance vernight and lame duck session of congress.. thh senate majority eader saad last week, "it's bettte -3 to dance than to fight":reid says: "iiwant to work together,,but i -- i wann everyone to also understand 3 (emannel on cam tag) e expect to hear more on the conference on wednesdayyand then on friiay, he's scheduled to meet with congressionaa leaders attthe whiie house.in washington, mike emanuel, ffx newss 3 coming up on the earll editionn.. tens of thousands -3&of dollars spent... to save a baatimore neighborhoodd neighborhood.tte ten years off
,3 3 triple-a will release it's panual thanksgiving holiday travvl forecast this orning.. the auto club offees its predictions for traffic oo thee ground and n the air, as drivers it the oad during thanksgiving weee. week.triple-a sayssit will also tell us what ooexpect n the waa of gas prrces, air fares and hotel costs.the group will announce its forecast nnmbers at reagan national irport at 10:455a-m.
jennifer gilbert explains... some people are questioning if things will ever get betttr. 3 02:04:34a good haircut that cost you about $$5at the oldd flavors barbershop in old town mallcustomers are plentiful 20:09:49"i'm makingglemoos out offlemoiade"and conversatioo, is lively02:16:16"i know when phere were stores everywhere, all up nd down here"but ome pememebr even better days 02:02:01"it was place to come, and do business, and it not like that no more"because just down the street, sits aavery different mall02:16:25"got my &pfirsstbed from here when they -3 had the funriture store"vacant buildings and weed filledd -sidewalksstand like momuments to decay02:01::5"i can remember my ggandpareet bring me down heree when i was youuger, getting bulk food" ironically, it's a deeline - that hasnnt come cheapthe city has invested hundreds of
thousands of doolars to turn old town mall aroundjuut -3 recenlly the city's board of - estimates approved eighty thousand dollars o re-locate tte last remaining 3 and it'' price tag that keeps - growingsince 2009 the city has approved nnarry a qqarter of a & mooe alonebut much of what thhse meager results... is not a good way for us to be doing busines , these are not &pnecessarill secrets"that's because thh baltiiore dvelopment corporation which 3 effort would not release a complete detail of costs to us that is....unless we iled a formal puullc informatton act request it's a praatice of being tight lipped aaout 3 doesn't sit ell with -3 pouncilman carl stokes10:22;21 i don't hat the bdc is very accountbale, they have this pheild thattthey fell they
full govenrment gneyc, their a quasi public, quasi--rivate,, whaaever that is suppose to mean."stokes says the prrctice of working on prrjeets like old town all behind the scenes has gone too far10:22;39 uusing pubbic dolalrs housl expose them tt full trnapserancy, as mucc as posibsle, and or ethna htye are doing right nnw"eeen old flavor baabershop owner antonio foster,,who works wiih the bdc, says he has issown puestionnsabout the city's spending priorties.02208:166- "thh times ww're living in tooay, theyyre uuing money for other things, they'rr sidling projects they think are not really immortant. still, while problems like crime persist at old town right outside their doorsupporters of the mmll say it's still a story of hope02:02:56"i would like to see thhm re-build it, and ring buuiness back here."